Eating Out

Real Restaurant Revelations: Societi Bistro.


It was on the 30th of April 2011, it occurred between the hours of midday and 3pm, I felt like an Italian, and ate like one too (mamma mia), it was Societi Bistro‘s menu launch jol. It was literally one of those perfect Cape Town April days, not a breath of wind, not a spurt of cloud (and consequently no rain, duh) and only the most comforting sun beaming down on Peter Weetman’s European influenced restaurant on Orange Street. Not only was I able to mingle with Cape Town’s premier socialite clique, drink outrageously more-ish (VERY more-ish) wine, but chef Stefan Marais also enticed us with platter after platter of sample dishes from the new Tour of Italy Menu. Service was slick and knowledgeable and also                  


The Food Auction @ The Book Lounge


  Join The Book Lounge for an auction of exuberant, exceptional and highly erudite taste with one goal in mind: raising awareness and funds for IKAMVAYOUTH. The evening will involve a lot of bidding and winnings to feel good about! Test Kitchen, Chef’s Warehouse, Leopard’s Leap, Societi Bistro, Le Creuset, Yuppie Chef and more will be here – and so should you. IKAMVAYOUTH is a non-profit organisation that enables disadvantaged learners to lift themselves out of poverty into university and employment.   Please RSVP for Book Lounge events to, or call 021 462 2425.